|Jey Uso Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||August 22, 1985|
Jey Uso is an American professional wrestler who is best known for his highly successful tag team partnership with his twin brother Jimmy Uso at the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.) (2009-Present). As of October 2022, they were performing on the WWE’s SmackDown brand and were the reigning undisputed WWE Tag Team Champions, holding the RAW (another brand of the WWE) Tag Team Championship in their 3rd reign and the SmackDown Tag Team Championship in their 5th reign, which is the longest reign for this title at more than 470 days as well as the 4th longest tag team title reign in the history of the WWE. They are the first team to have won both the RAW and SmackDown Tag Team Championships and as of October 2022, the only team to have held these titles simultaneously. In both 2014 and 2015, the duo won the ‘Tag Team of the Year’ award at the Slammy Awards, an event organized by the WWE where awards are given to professional wrestlers, commentators, and managers. The brothers are also members of a stable (a team of 3 or more wrestlers who generally share common motives, allies, and adversaries within a storyline) called The Bloodline.
Joshua Samuel Fatu
Jey, Jucey, Main Event, The Right-Hand Man
San Francisco, California, United States
San Francisco, California, United States
Jey had attended Escambia High School in Escambia County, Florida. He used to play competitive American football there which he continued to do, as a linebacker (2003 to 2005), at the University of West Alabama, a public university in Livingston, Alabama.
- Father – Rikishi (b. Solofa Fatu Jr.) (Former Professional Wrestler, WWE Hall of Famer)
- Mother – Talisua Fuavai (d. April 27, 2008)
- Siblings – Jonathan Solofa Fatu aka Jimmy Uso (Twin Brother) (Professional Wrestler), Joseph Yokozuna Fatu aka Solo Sikoa (Younger Brother) (Professional Wrestler), Thavana Monalisa (Sister), Jeremiah Peniata (Brother)
- Others – I’aulualo Folau Solofa Fatu aka Solofa Fatu Sr. (Paternal Grandfather) (d. October 4, 2020), Elevera Anoa’i (Paternal Grandmother), Sonny Fuavai (Maternal Grandfather), Vao (Maternal Grandmother), Samuel Larry Anoa’i Fatu aka The Tonga Kid (Paternal Uncle) (Former Professional Wrestler), Theresa Fuavai-Fatu (Aunt), Jacob Fatu (Cousin) (Professional Wrestler), Marley (Cousin), Myracle (Cousin), Edward Smith Fatu aka Umaga (Paternal Uncle) (Professional Wrestler) (d. December 4, 2009), L.T. (Aunt), Agatupu Rodney Anoaʻi aka Yokozuna (Cousin-Uncle) (Professional Wrestler, WWE Hall of Famer) (d. October 23, 2000), Justin (Second Cousin), Keilani (Second Cousin), Afa Amituana’i Anoa’i (Grand Uncle) (Professional Wrestling Manager, Former Professional Wrestler, WWE Hall of Famer), Lynn Anoa’i (Grand Aunt), Afa Anoa’i Jr. aka Manu (Cousin-Uncle) (Professional Wrestler), Lloyd Anoa’i aka L.A. Smooth (Cousin-Uncle) (Professional Wrestling Manager, Former Professional Wrestler), Samuel Fred Anoa’i aka Samu (Cousin-Uncle) (Former Professional Wrestler), Melissa Fritz (Cousin-Aunt), Vanessa Rodriguez (Second Cousin), Samantha Anoa’i (Second Cousin), Leila Anoa’i (Second Cousin), Zaraina Anoa’i (Second Cousin), Lance Anoa’i (Second Cousin) (Professional Wrestler), Leati Sika Amituana’i Anoa’i (Grand Uncle) (Former Professional Wrestler, WWE Hall of Famer), Patricia A. Anoa’i (née Hooker) (Grand Aunt), Matthew Tapunu’u Anoaʻi aka Rosey (Cousin-Uncle) (Professional Wrestler) (d. April 17, 2017), Mandy Vandeberg (Ex Cousin-Aunt), Jordan Iles Anoa’i (Second Cousin), Koa Rodney Anoa’i (Second Cousin), Madison Alani Anoa’i (Second Cousin), Leati Joseph Anoa’i aka Roman Reigns (Cousin-Uncle) (Professional Wrestler, Former American Football Player), Galina Becker (Cousin-Aunt), Joelle Anoa’i (Second Cousin), Naomi (b. Trinity McCray) (Sister-in-Law) (Professional Wrestler, Dancer), Jayla Fatu (Niece), Jaidan Fatu (Nephew)
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
103 kg or 227 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Jey has dated –
- Takecia Travis (2015-Present) – Jey married Takecia Travis in 2015 and they have 2 sons together.
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Polynesian and White)
He is primarily of Samoan descent, and also has 1/32 English descent.
- Toned physique
- Ever-changing hairstyle
- Sports a thick beard
- Has both his hands, both legs, and his entire upper chest covered in tattoos
Jey Uso Facts
- Jey and his twin brother Jimmy used to work at a furniture moving store before they were encouraged to pursue a wrestling career by their uncle and renowned professional wrestler Umaga.
- Their stage surname, Uso, means brother in the Samoan language. Between 2011 and 2016, they used to perform the Manu Siva Tau, a Samoan war dance, before their matches.
- In 2014, the duo was named ‘Tag Team of the Year’ by Pro Wrestling Illustrated magazine. The same year, Jey was ranked number 26 in the PWI 500, an annual list of the 500 best professional wrestlers in the world, published by Pro Wrestling Illustrated.
- The brothers made their video game debut in WWE ’13 and have since been featured in WWE 2K15, WWE 2K16, WWE 2K17, WWE 2K18, WWE 2K19, WWE 2K20, and WWE 2K22. They also made an uncredited cameo appearance in the 2016 American action film Countdown.
- In 2017, the duo was named ‘Tag Team of the Year’ by Rolling Stone magazine.
- In January 2018, Jey was arrested in Hidalgo County, Texas, and charged with DWI (driving while intoxicated). He was released later that day after posting a USD 500 personal recognizance bond.
- In April 2021, he won the 7th edition of ‘André the Giant Memorial Battle Royal’, a namesake battle royal (a multi-competitor match type in which wrestlers are eliminated one by one until the last wrestler standing is declared the winner; a match typically begins with multiple participants in the ring who are eliminated when they are thrown over the top rope and both their feet touch the venue floor) held as part of WrestleMania (an iconic pay-per-view and live streaming wrestling event held annually between mid-March and mid-April) by the WWE.
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